One week after the royal wedding on 29th April and Wedding Inspirasi is still flooded with searches for Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, below. The inspiration for Kate’s wedding dress was a beautiful high collar long sleeve lace wedding gown worn by another princess, the Princess of Monaco. Yes, we’re talking about the Grace Kelly wedding dress, designed by MGM costume designer Helen Rose (main picture).
The gown with a bodice made from antique Valenciennes rose point lace, was also said to be the inspiration behind Ivanka Trump’s elegant Vera Wang wedding dress and Nicole Richie’s bridal frock, an exquisite Marchesa creation.
Let’s take a look at other dresses that may have been inspired from the truly iconic wedding dress.
In terms of striking similarity, you can’t get any closer than the Adorno gown by Rosa Clara. This silk gazare gown, which comes with a high neck, long sleeve lace jacket is from Rosa Clara 2012 advance collection. Beautiful veil with juliet cap completes the princess inspired look.
Fabianna by Sophia Tolli. High colar lace bodice, pleated cummerbund and lace applique on skirt.
Andrea from Priscilla of Boston Spring 2012 bridal collection.
Get more mileage for your strapless wedding dress by pairing it with a lace top. 3/4 sleeve high collar lace top with Begonia strapless wedding dress from Aire Barcelona 2010 collection.
There's no denying the design of this Atelier Aimée wedding dress (left most) was inspired Grace Kelly's. Even the veil, set a top a Juliet cap, is similar.
Two wedding dresses from Temperley London featuring long sleeves and lace. These have a slimmer silhouette compared to the wedding dresses worn by the Princess Kate and Princess Grace.
More in Part 2 of Kate Middleton's Wedding Dress: Inspired by Grace Kelly.